The Berkshires are in for a double whammy this week — a Nor'easter is expected to bring up to a foot of snow and ice overnight followed by another Arctic blast that will keep temperatures in the freezer zone.
Designer Consigner, owned by Pittsfield resident Amy Kotski, has provided stylish, sustainable, and affordable shopping since 2017. In March of last year, her shop moved from East Street to an expanded space in the Allendale Underground at 5 Cheshire Road.
Meczywor, who did a ride-along with the Northern Berkshire EMS last week, started taking her EMT course several months ago. She explained the course was more work than she anticipated, but support from the administration and others at the high school made it a lot easier.
Betty White was a strong advocate for animals during her lifetime in supporting numerous organizations and foundations dedicated to both wildlife and domesticated animals and received the American Humane Society's National Humanitarian Medal and the Legacy Award.
For the first time in the long and complicated history of the natural vs. synthetic turf field debate in the district, the committee voted to move forward with a field plan that does not include an artificial turf surface.
During a COVID-19 update at Tuesday's City Council meeting, Director of Public Health Andy Cambi reported that there are 25 people hospitalized at Berkshire Medical Center for the virus and that a large number of these patients are unvaccinated.
Ruth E. Black Koczela, a 100-year-old World War II Navy veteran, and her family visited on Dec. 14 the chapel at her former duty station, the Nebraska Avenue Complex, formerly the Naval Communication Annex, where she married a fellow naval officer in 1946.
The councilors accepted a nearly $100,000 grant for free public Wi-Fi infrastructure, approved two orders from Mayor Linda Tyer to execute historic preservation restrictions for two Community Preservation Act projects, and approved the assignment of subcommittees.
William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty announced that Tonia Scalise of the firm's Great Barrington and Lenox brokerages ranked as the top producing agent in 2021 by closed dollar volume among all real estate agents in Central Berkshire County.
This week, China's Zhejiang Province, home to one of the country's key ports, has suspended or greatly reduced the transportation of manufactured goods and commodities into Ningbo port, thanks to an outbreak of omicron last week.
Unlike in previous years, the Open Enrollment period will not be extended this year in Massachusetts. However, federal COVID-19 relief funding provides qualified applicants with additional monthly premium assistance.